Nargiz Zakirova

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Tashkent Wants Islamic Group Blacklisted

The authorities' appear to be counting on international concern over Muslim radicalism in their attempt to rid themselves of a banned Islamic group.

22 Feb 05

Tajik Officials Convicted of Torture

Nine officers are sent to prison for using violence to secure confessions, but corruption and poor training mean police criminality is still endemic.

21 Feb 05

Tajikistan: Crackdown on Imams

The closure of a number of mosques has led to speculation of an imminent government campaign against the Islamic opposition.

21 Feb 05

Tajikistan: AIDS Timebomb Ticking

The increase in the drugs trade and the growth in seasonal workers are seen as factors in the dramatic climb in AIDS statistics.

21 Feb 05
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